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20K pieces of mail end up in carrier's Pa. Garage

5 years ago May 14, 2010 May 14, 2010 Friday, May 14 2010 Friday, May 14, 2010 12:01:45 PM CDT in News

The United State Postal Service has recovered approximately 20,000 pieces of mail - some of them more than a decade old - from a Philadelphia postal carrier's garage.

Special Agent Scott Balfour says it took three mail trucks to remove the letters.

The carrier worked in the city's Bustleton neighborhood.

Balfour says some of the mail dates back to 1997.

Postal officials say they recovered the mail on April 28 and it was being delivered to customers this week.

Balfour wouldn't comment on what prompted the investigation but says the carrier hadn't been to work since February.

Postal officials haven't identified the carrier.

Balfour says they're still trying to find the man so they can question him.

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